Last modified March 20, 2016 at 4:31 pm
Those with a penchant for learning about New York’s gangs of yesteryear should take note. Eric Ferrara, the author of Manhattan Mafia Guide & A Guide to Gangsters, Murderers, and Weirdo’s of NYC’s Lower East Side, has compiled a slide lecture that hones in on the multiple Jewish gangs operating on the LES from the 1890s through the 1950s. The standard-issue […]
Posted March 11, 2010 at 6:24 am
The Lower East Side History Project (LESHP) and New York Public Library event series continues tonight with a discussion about preservation efforts in the neighborhood. Panelists include Rob Hollander, Elizabeth Solomon, and David Mulkins.
Last modified February 18, 2010 at 3:30 pm
As EV Grieve also noted, a new museum dedicated to American gangsters is opening at Theatre 80 on St. Mark’s Place. From the Boogie inbox: I am proud to announce the opening of the Museum of the American Gangster at 80 St. Marks Place (between 1st and 2nd Avenue), inside the historic Theater 80 building. […]